Enda Kenny has revealed that Stormont executive will not sit for September to 'settle down and focus' on the ongoing issue of IRA status.
Speaking at the launch for Renua Ireland's plan on tackling white-collar crime, Lucinda Creighton said that Bankers who recklessly lend money to people should face jail.
The Fine Gael and Labour leaders at the time of the banking bailout were present at the banking inquiry to defend their own policies at the time. The exchanges were heated and information forthcoming, sparse.
Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern spent over four hours answering questions in front of the banking inquiry. Here are some of the headline grabbing quotes from his evidence.
Bertie gives a good defence of his Taoiseach years in the banking inquiry under tough questioning by Pearse Doherty and others.
Fiach Kelly and Stephen Collins look back on the Dáil year and some of the key events and their political impact. They also look to the next election and weigh up the pros and cons of 2015 and 2015 dates.
Mick Wallace TD has claimed a construction company made two cash payments to exit National Asset Management Agency.
A new party called the Social Democrats has been launched by three prominent Independent TDs: Catherine Murphy from Kildare North, Wicklow’s Stephen Donnelly and Róisín Shortall who represents Dublin North West. Mary Minihan reports.
There were heated exchanges in the Dáil in a row over lone parent welfare cuts and comments by Labour chief whip Emmet Stagg in an email criticising the cut introduced by his party leader, Tánaiste Joan Burton.
Catherine Byrne spoke emotionally about why she supports changes to the lone parent payment scheme. In a wide ranging speech the Dublin South Central TD touched on subjects as varied as waste disposal, holidays and alcohol consumption.
Party leaders pay their respects to the six Irish students who died in Berkeley before the house stands for a moment of silence.
Pearse Doherty told the Dáil that Denis O'Brien had a €315 million loan extended by IRBC in late 2013.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny broke his silence on the IBRC controversies.
Tánaiste Joan Burton launched #TalkToJoan in Dublin, an online forum encouraging members of the public to engage with policies. The Tánaiste also talked about her hope for a continued Siteserv investigations.
Remarks by Catherine Murphy on Siteserv, Denis O'Brien and IRBC.
The Minsiter for Transport Paschal Donohoe outlines to the Dáil conditions of IAG's bid for Aer Lingus.
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin accuses the Government of adopting a “slippery, sleeveen’’ approach to sale of Aer Lingus.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny is questioned by Micheál Martin and Gerry Adams on the proposed sale of Aerlingus to IAG.
Fianna Fáil Senator Averil Power announced she intends to leave the party outside Leinster House this afternoon, saying the party "lacks vision, courage and leadership".
Harry McGee speaks to Bobby Aylward and Micheál Martin as Fianna Fail win the Carlow and Kilkenny by-election.
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